Carol Bainbridge

Carol Bainbridge is a freelance writer covering lifestyle for the Spruce. She has over 15 years experience in freelance writing.



Carol has written for several brands including The Spruce, Verywell, and She has covered everything from lifestyle topics to parenting. She has over 15 years experience in freelance writing.


Carol received a BA in Psychology from Indiana University. She went on to receive an education certificate in English Literature from Indiana University Northwest. After that, she got an MA in English Language and Literature from Purdue University Calumet. She received an ABD in Linguistics from Purdue University in 2001.

Expertise: Lifestyle
Education: Indiana University, Purdue University
Location: Munster, Indiana

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